RPC VI, 8687 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8687 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Caesar)
Issue Colonial issue
Obverse inscription M AV ALEXANDER CAES S
Obverse design bare-headed and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription SEP TVRO (sic) COLO(?)
Reverse design Astarte standing facing, turreted, holding long sceptre and resting on trophy on her r., crowned by Nike standing on small column, l., on her l.; at her feet, to l., small Marsyas standing, r., carrying wineskin on shoulder and raising hand; to r., murex shell
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 8.48 g
Axis 5, 12
Specimens 2

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: 1876/609
2     ✸ CGT coll.